Dividends4Life: Danger Lurks for These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

If you want a dividend stock that yields substantially more than the broader market's 2%, you likely have to take on some added risk. Of course, in some of these cases income investors can expect the elevated dividend not only to persist, but also to grow over time.

Yet in many instances dividend yields reach unusually high levels because investors don't see them continuing to expand, and a payout cut may even be in the cards. Below, I'll highlight a few high-yield dividends, from Seagate (NASDAQ:STX), Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS), and Kohl's (NYSE:KSS), that don't seem well supported by the companies' finances and business trends.

Source: Motley Fool

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